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Upcoming Events

2017 Aquatics Centre Rates and Hours

The new Barrhead Regional Aquatics Centre is officially OPEN!!
Hours of operation from July 15 – September 3 are as follows:

Monday to Friday 6:30 a.m. – 9:30 p.m.
Saturday 10:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Sunday 12:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Check our website for more information

Aqua Yoga Clinic - July 28th at Barrhead Aquatics Centre

Aqua Yoga Clinic offered July 28th at Barrhead Aquatics Centre.

For more information please open the attachment.

The Grand Opening of the Aquatics Centre - July 14, 2017

Barrhead Regional Aquatics Centre

July 14th, 2017 6:00 P.M.

Grand Opening Itinerary
• Introductions of VIPs on stage (6:00 p.m. – 6:15 p.m.)
• Message from the Gerry St. Pierre, Mayor of Barrhead
• Message from the Doug Drozd, Reeve County of Barrhead No.11
• Message from the Glenn van Dijken, MLA Barrhead-Morinville-Westlock
• Message from the Arnold Viersen, MP Peace River – Westlock
• Message from the architecture BR2
• Message from the general contractor Clark Builders
• Message from the president of the Barrhead and District Agrena Society

Parks and Recreation Summer Programs 2017

The Summer Programs 2017 Brochure is finally here!! Parents sign up your children for fun summer activities!!

Congratulations to our Firefighters

At the May 23rd Council Meeting, Mayor St. Pierre, Deputy Reeve Bill Lee, Fire Chief John Whittaker and Deputy Fire Chief Gary Hove presented the Firefighters with badges for the completion of their Firefighter 1001 Level 1 and 2 Professional Firefighters Certification.

Back Row L to R: Craig Plitt and James Aasman

Front Row L to R: Mayor St. Pierre, Deputy Chief Gary Hove, Gina Hofstra, Matthew Hofstra, Cole Kooger, Steve Fylyshtan, Tyler Kalmbach, Jesse Whitney, Ted Amos, County of Barrhead Deputy Reeve Bill Lee and Fire Chief John Whittaker.

Missing is Jared Spies.

Steps to Becoming a Lifeguard

• Bronze Medallion prerequisite is 13 years of age
• Bronze Cross prerequisite must have Bronze Medallion
• Standard First Aid or Aquatic Emergency Care
• National Lifeguard prerequisite is Standard First Aid with CPR C and a current Bronze Cross
• To find a listing of courses please go on line at to view upcoming courses.

Town of Barrhead Public Notice - Election Information

Monday, October 16, 2017 is Election Day for the Town of Barrhead. The residents of the Town of Barrhead will elect one Mayor and six Councillors to serve a four your term.

Nomination Day is Monday, September 18, 2017.
Election Day is Monday, October 16, 2017

If you are interested in running for Town Council please see the attached form: "Application for Registration of Notice of Intent to Become a Candidate for Municipal Office".

For more information contact Cheryl Callihoo, Returning Officer at the Town Office at 780-674-3301.

2015 Financial Indicators Report

The Alberta Municipal Affairs 2015 Financial Indicators Report is provided for your information.

The Town prepares the Financial Information Report and submits it to Alberta Municipal Affairs on an annual basis, once the financial audit has been completed. The Province then compiles all financial details and prepares the comparative Financial Indicator Graphs report for each municipality. The details on most pages are from 2010 to 2015, with municipalities in the 3,000 to 6,000 population range.

2015 Key Measures of Municipal Sustainability Report

The Alberta Municipal Affairs 2015 Key Measures of Municipal Sustainability Report is provided for your information.

Press Release - October 26, 2016 - From the Town and County of Barrhead

For details on the result of the Recreation Study concluded by the Town of Barrhead and County of Barrhead please open the attached document.

New Aquatic Centre - Turning of the Sod Ceremony

April 5, 2016 was the turning of the sod for the Barrhead Regional Aquatic Center. In attendance were the Mayor, Reeve, Council members of the Town and County, staff of the Town and County, members from the Agrena Society, Clark Builder's and BR2 Architect. It was a great day that the region is moving forward.

What is Triple P Parenting?


We are upon a busy and stressful season. Triple P Parenting can help us put things in perspective with a gentle reminder of what is important. The Following Principles are suggestions of tools you can put in your Parenting toolbox.

Principle 1: Creating a safe, interesting Environment

Develop predictable routines, provide supervision, have interesting things to do, teach road safety rules, provide safety equipment, be safety conscious near schools and playgrounds, teach your child about personal safety

Cost Sharing - Community Recreation Facilities

During the 2015 budget discussions, Council wanted to inform the residents of the cost of operations for the recreation facilities and how the costs are split between the Town and County from 2011-2013. The 2015 Joint Operating Costs for the Town and County have been included. Council will continue to pursue a funding formula that is equal to both the Town and County in the next couple of years.

Please see the attachment.

Community Contribution Program - How Can I Help?

Contribute an amenity to a park within the Town to save a memory of someone special, or celebrate a momentous event through the better community program. Select the attachment for more information.


How To Apply
All applications must be received by the closing date (if applicable) specified in the employment bulletin or advertised in our local newspaper The Barrhead Leader and on the TownPost Barrhead Jobs page.

Applications may be dropped off at the Town of Barrhead Administration Office located at 5014-50 Avenue

Town of Barrhead
Box 4189
Barrhead, AB T7N 1A2